Patello-Femoral Joint Pain

Patello-Femoral Joint Pain Patello-femoral joint pain is thought to be a major component in over 80% of all knee pain. Patello-femoral joint pain can occur in both children and adults and usually responds extremely well to physiotherapy treatment. Scientific research has confirmed that physiotherapy intervention is the most effective long-term solution for kneecap pain. Approximately 90% of patello-femoral syndrome sufferers will be pain-free within six weeks of starting a physiotherapist guided rehabilitation program. For those who fails to respond, surgery may be required to repair any severely damaged joint surfaces. Presentation The patient will usually present with medial knee pain of gradual [...]